Millions of people take aspirin for pain relief or to help prevent heart attacks, but there is growing interest in aspirin's potential as an anti-cancer drug. Two recent studies have added to the evidence.
Defecation is taboo as a subject for polite conversation, but most of us nevertheless wonder what qualifies as normal and what stool reveals about health. Here, nine questions about bowel movements—and the surprising answers.
Probiotics are promoted to improve digestion, strengthen immunity, help in weight loss and even protect against periodontal disease, among other proposed benefits. Can they really help keep you healthy?